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Shugart (C.), Engle (T.) & Gilbert (R.E.): Complete Price Guide to Watches
O/P. 1134 pages, illustrated, 22nd edition, 2002. As well as being a price guide to pocket and wrist watches this book has details of maker's serial numbers and estimated production dates, escapements and much more. A paperback, very good condition. (Ref: K1821 - F2)

Price: 9.00

Shugart (C.), Engle (T.) & Gilbert (R.E.): Complete Price Guide to Watches (24th edition)
O/P. 1173 pages, illustrated, 24th edition, 2004. As well as being a price guide to pocket and wrist watches this book has details of makers' serial numbers and estimated production dates, escapements and much more. A paperback, very good condition, covers a little worn. (Ref: K1694 - CR6)

Price: 9.00

Sifakis (C.) & Sifakis (M.L.): Beginners' Guide to Antique Watches
O/P. 128 pages, illustrated, 1978. An American paperback, a useful introduction to the subject. (Ref: K2563 - F5)

Price: 5.00

Simoni (A.): Leonardo and the Chiaravalle Abbey Clock
O/P. [7 pages], 6 figs, reprinted from Antiquarian Horology, 1975. Chiaravalle Abbey, near Milan, still exists, the clock does not. The author evaluates Leonardo da Vinci's drawing of the clock in the Atlantic codex and shows that another codex attributed to Leonardo must be a forgery. Very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K3551 - BX11)

Price: 5.00

Skeet (M.) & Urul (N.): Vintage Rolex Sports Models (to order)

Skeet (M.) & Urul (N.): Vintage Rolex Sports Models
NEW. 264 pages, illustrated, 3rd edition, 2008. A complete visual reference and unauthorised history of Rolex Sports wristwatches including such well known names as Submariner, Milgauss, Cosmograph, GMT-Master, and others. An excellent book for the Rolex watch enthusiast. With dust jacket.

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(Ref: N1530)
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Price: 69.99

Smith (A.): A Collector's Guide to Antique Clocks and Watches
O/P. 222 pages, 8 colour plates, 400 line drawings, reprinted 1996. A comprehensive guide to English, European, American and Japanese clock types with sections on tools and modern clocks. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K2519 - B2)

Price: 8.00

Smith (A.): The Antique Collector's Guides Clocks and Watches
O/P. 222 pages, 8 colour plates, 400 line drawings, reprinted 1989. A comprehensive guide to English, European, American and Japanese clock types with sections on tools and modern clocks. A good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K489 - G5)

Price: 8.00

Smith (A.): The Connoisseur Illustrated Guides - Clocks & Watches
O/P. 222 pages, 8 plates, numerous line drawings, 1977. An introduction to the subject tracing the development of clocks and watches from circa 1400 to the 1975. Good copy with dust jacket. (Ref: K1360 - G2)

Price: 4.00

Smith (A.): The Country Life International Dictionary of Clocks
O/P. 351 pages, illustrated, 1979. This is the original edition of this excellent book, which has sections on clock styles and their history, mechanical parts, tools and materials, international clockmaking, and sundials. With dust jacket. (Ref: K282 - G1)

Price: 15.00

Smith (A.): The Country Life International Dictionary of Clocks
O/P. 351 pages, illustrated, 1988. This is the UK reprint of this excellent book which has sections on clock styles and their history, mechanical parts, tools and materials, international clockmaking, and sundials. Very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K591 - G1)

Price: 10.00

Smith (A.): The Guinness Book of Clocks
O/P. 168 pages, illustrated, 1984. An introductory guide to British and European clocks. Buy a copy to read in the saloon bar! Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K283 - G4)

Price: 8.00

Smith (A.): The International Dictionary of Clocks
O/P. 351 pages, illus., 1996. Originally published as The Country Life International Dictionary of Clocks this excellent book has sections on clock styles and their history, mechanical parts, tools and materials, international clockmaking, and sundials. A very good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1705 - G3)

Price: 15.00

Smith (A.): The Lancashire Watch Company Prescot, Lancashire, England 1889 - 1910
O/P. 89 pages, illustrated, 1973. This is a very useful reference book about the company. The book is in 3 parts, an historical essay on the company by Alan Smith, a reprint of a company catalogue of circa 1905, and a reprint of 4 articles about the company written by Henry Abbott which appeared in the American Jeweler in 1893. A very good copy, card covers. (Ref: K459 - R1)

Price: 50.00

Smith (A.G.R.): Science and Society in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
O/P. 216 pages, 135 illustrations (16 in colour), 1972. The scientific advances of the 16th & 17th centuries produced a revolutionary reshaping of man's view of the universe and his own place in it. The work of Copernicus, Kepler, Galileo, Newton and others had a big impact. A good copy with poor dj. (Ref: K4686 - TC8)

Price: 6.00

Smith (B.): The Synchronome Company

Smith (B.): The Synchronome Company
NEW. 48 pages, 90 illustrations, 2010. A history of the Synchronome Company from its beginnings in the early 20th century up to recent times. The book will be useful to collectors in identifying, dating and setting up their clocks. The illustrations show the company's large product range. Card covers. (Ref: N2270)
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Price: 15.00

Smith (E.): Clocks their Working and Maintenance
O/P. 224 pages, 59 figs., 12 plates, 1977. A useful book for beginners and amateurs. Good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K1208 - C3)

Price: 9.00

Smith (E.): Repairing Antique Clocks - A Guide for Amateurs
O/P. 231 pages, 10 plates, 39 figures, reprinted 1979. A guide to the cleaning and repair of weight driven and spring driven clocks. Of use to the amateur who does not have a fully kitted out workshop. A good copy with worn dust jacket. (Ref: K387 - F3)

Price: 9.00

Smith (E.) & Smith (B.): Restoring Grandfather Clocks

Smith (E.) & Smith (B.): Restoring Grandfather Clocks
NEW. 235 pages, 147 figures, 1995. The authors describe how to clean and service clock movements, how to refurbish dials and discuss all aspects of case restoration using an 8-day and a 30-hour longcase clock as examples. This is one of the better books for DIY clock enthusiasts. With dj. (Ref: N511)
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Price: 27.00

Smith (E.P.): Repairing Antique Clocks
O/P. 232 pages, 39 figs., 8 plates, 2nd edition, 1993. A guide to the cleaning and repair of weight driven and spring driven clocks. Of use to the amateur who does not have a fully kitted out workshop. A good copy with good dust jacket. (Ref: K2847 - N1)

Price: 15.00

Smith (E.P.): Striking and Chiming Clocks - their Working and Repair
O/P. 192 pages, 78 plates, 53 figures, 1985. A description of the principal striking and chiming mechanisms and an explanation of their working and repair. New copies, purchased from a retired bookseller, minor shelf wear to dust jackets. (Ref: K3754 - Q2)

Price: 22.50


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